SoilCam! How to view the world beneath our feet #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Thanks so much to Josh for sending in this project! Josh writes:
A project that lets you see the world beneath your feet in beautiful high resolution and ridiculous time-lapse videos. Root growth, insect death, procreation & birth all from a ~$100 build (compared to commercial $15,000 devices). Utilizes old document scanners, a little bit of silicone and a Raspberry Pi.
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